Inspiration

Artist: Kenturah Davis

Artist: Kenturah Davis

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos & video. “The core of my work oscillates between portraiture and design, exploring themes related to the body, language and the formation of identity. From rendering a figure by writing a text repetitively to sewing highly individualized uniforms, my work unpacks layers of meaning embedded in how(…)

“Bad Hair”

“Bad Hair”

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. Featured photo by Chuck Johns. Writer/Actress/Radio-Presenter, Erickka Sy Savane shares with us her personal journey of struggle, in what others deemed her beautiful tresses as, “Bad” hair.  Giving power to a label, Erickka realizes the struggle ended with herself.   “Bad Hair” by: Erickka Sy Savane  (…)

One of The Most Beautiful Natural Hair Journeys on Self-Discovery (Video)

One of The Most Beautiful Natural Hair Journeys on Self-Discovery (Video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. For some, hair is just hair but for others, including myself, a natural hair journey is more of a personal reflection, revealing a visual timeline to the transformation of who I really was…ME! Meet Kayla Enigma of ‘Revealing the Roots’ who shares her one year natural hair(…)

Style Like U: Body Image (Video)

Style Like U: Body Image (Video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. “On our body image roundtable we begin the conversation about how painful the inauthentic, unattainable, cookie-cutter norms have been to females and why mass culture accepts these (or any standards) that diminish women.  Style and beauty is a self confidence that comes from a willingness to be as(…)

Film: An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty

Film: An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view preview video. Executive Producers Jay-Z, Dream Hampton and Wyatt Cenac present Terence Nance’s explosively creative debut feature, ‘An Oversimplification of Her Beauty’. “With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, ‘An Oversimplification of Her Beauty’, documents the relationship between Nance and a lovely young woman as(…)

Video: Dancer Melissa Flerangile Creates MellyMel Inspires

Video: Dancer Melissa Flerangile Creates MellyMel Inspires

Many of you might remember Melissa Flerangile from her UrbanBushBabe interview. This woman is a ray of sunshine and she is an  amazing dancer! She has toured with “iD” by Cique Eloize and danced in a show in Vegas called The Beatles “LOVE” by Cirque du Soleil. I wanted to share  something wonderful that she(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Hanna Thedros

Urban Bush Babe: Hanna Thedros

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Hanna Thedros and my journey on earth started in a small town in Sweden called Uppsala. Shortly after my birth, my parents, who are from Eritrea (East Africa), decided to move south and Gothenburg became my hometown. Later in life, I moved to(…)

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. A documentary feature, almost eight years in the making, ‘Free Angela & All Political Prisoners’ gives us an intimate look behind the woman that launched a revolutionary movement. Directed by Shola Lynch with Executive Producers, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay Z,  James Lassiter and Sidra Smith, ‘Free(…)

29 Ways To Stay Creative

29 Ways To Stay Creative

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. Want to stay focused or looking for motivation? Watch this inspiring video mantra from TO-FU Designs, that I follow religiously.   29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo.